Kelsey Kiser

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Graduation Year: 2019

Contact

Email: kjkiser[@]smu.edu

Educational Background

Ph.D., Southern Methodist University (2019)
B.A., University of Portland (2012)

About

Bio:

Kelsey Kiser is the Hughes Postdoctoral Fellow at Southern Methodist University (2019-2021), where she is currently at work on her book project, Secret Selves: Surveillance and Twentieth-Century African American Literature. Her work has been generously supported by a fellowship from the New York Public Library’s Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture. Her additional research interests include women writers, critical race theory, cultural studies, and surveillance. 

 

Publications:

“The Domestic Sphere as Counter-Surveillance in Lorraine Hansberry’s A Raisin in the Sun.” Forthcoming in Modern Drama (Fall 2020). 

“‘How come you just vanished thataway like a spook?’: Global Surveillance in the Transatlantic Novels of Claude McKay.” College Language Association Journal 61.3 (Spring 2019): 171-187.